In the US, it’ll launch on 11th January, IGN reports.
The PC version will set you back $49.99 and the PS3 version will cost $59.99 (European pricing was not revealed). Both come with a free 30-day subscription. After that expires, you’ll need to fork out $15 (€13) a month – or $199 (€180) for a lifetime subscription.
DC Universe Online Game Director Chris Cao dismissed concern that PlayStation 3 owners will baulk at having to pay a monthly fee to play the game.
“A little over a decade ago, people questioned subscription fees on a PC,” he said. “They’d never played an MMO before and they weren’t sure why they’d pay monthly to play it. Then they stepped into those first worlds, lived online, and came to realize that the experience was worth the expense.
“The same thing is going to happen on the PS3. People are always willing to pay for good games, especially when they continue to grow and change. We’ve made a great game in DCUO and we’re going to keep adding to it with each and every update.”
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